Demonstrators raid Malmö arms firm
AFP/The Local · 19 Sep 2008, 14:11
Published: 19 Sep 2008 14:11 GMT+02:00
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The Swedish company Aimpoint, whose headquarters are located a few kilometres from central Malmö, manufactures red dot sights for guns sold to the US army, among others.
The demonstration was organized by a network of activists called European Peace Action.
Some of the activists, including many Swedes and Germans, climbed the fence surrounding the company grounds.
A Swedish police spokesman told AFP six people had managed to enter a factory on the grounds, but Swedish and German police had removed them from the scene after a few minutes.
The protest lasted about an hour without any other incidents